Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

232 Pages | 10 b/w Illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719099656

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Capital and popular cinema

The dollars are coming!

Valentina Vitali

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Makes a significant contribution to the comparative study of cinema through an examination of the inter-connections between capital interests and films' aesthetics
  • Focuses on the global economics of the second half of the twentieth century to draw out similarities and continuities across different manifestations of popular cinema
  • Proposes an inclusive historiographic model that accounts for the whole of a national film industry's production, whether 'popular' or 'canonic'
  • Presents new research on Italian, Mexican and Indian popular film genres, and their relation to these countries' popular culture

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